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Beulah O. Allen Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2014-002
Abstract The Beulah O. Allen Collection contains a variety of materials from Allen's life. Her papers contain correspondence with a variety of friends and associates, primarily Lucy Lee Lancaster, the first female graduate from Virginia Tech. In addition, the collection also contains Virginia Tech Commencement programs, Cotillion Club Dance programs, resources related to the Virginia Tech Library, newspaper clippings about the construction of the new Newman Library, and a large collection of...
Dates: 1905 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1970

Records of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Virginia Tech Chapter

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-30-05a
Abstract

This collection consists of official records and periodicals from the AAUW, Virginia Tech Chapter and the National AAUW including minutes, administrative records, state and national convention programs, awards and scholarships, publications, and other materials concerning community outreach from 1926-2008.

Dates: 1926 - 2008

Black History Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-011
Scope and Contents

This collection includes oral history accounts from various African Americans with experience at Virginia Tech and/or in the Blacksburg area between the 1950s and the early 2000s.

Dates: n.d.

Blacksburg Sewage Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-012
Abstract This collection contains documents and letters relating to the sewage system in Blacksburg, Virginia. The letters in this collection are all about the sewage system in Blacksburg and most were sent to Dr. Walter Newman, President of Virginia Tech, and John Barringer, Mayor of Blacksburg. The other documents in this collection include committee reports, information on sewage projects, a water ordinance, and other documents relating to the sewage system in Blacksburg. Also, a petition made to...
Dates: 1946-1948, n.d.

Ralph Minthorne Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1970-002
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Ralph Minthorne Brown, Virginia Tech head librarian (1926-1947), amateur historian, and naturalist. It includes materials on Virginia Tech and local history, including typed transcripts of sources gathered for an intended history of Virginia Tech. Also included are Brown's Blacksburg ornithological and weather observations, a bibliography of Matthew Fontaine Maury, and other writings.

Dates: 1872 - 1947

Carneal and Johnston Architectural Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2001-008
Abstract

The Carneal and Johnston Architectural Drawings contains detail drawings, sketches, and tracings of several campus buildings at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Dates: 1939-1968, n.d.

W. Graham Claytor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1981-095
Abstract

This collection includes business and personal papers of W. Graham Claytor, a 1906 graduate of Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (later Virginia Polytechnic Institute) and an executive overseeing the operations of a number of American Gas and Electric Company subsidiaries during the 20th century. It includes correspondence, reports, and printed materials relating to personal financial matters, business operations, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and ham radio.

Dates: 1912 - 1964

Byron Nelson Cooper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1973-004
Abstract

the collection contains correspondence; writings; research records; administrative, instructional, and consulting files; and photographs of Byron Nelson Cooper, professor of geology and head of Virginia Polytechnic Institute's Department of Geological Sciences from 1946 to 1971.

Dates: 1925 - 1971

Leonard J. Currie Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2007-028
Abstract Please note: this collection is currently being processed. Portions of the collection which are fully processed are listed in this finding aid. This includes photographs and negatives, flat files and oversize drawings from personal and professional projects, and a few artifacts. As more materials are processed, additional series and subseries will be published. Other portions of the collection may be available for research--contact Special Collections...
Dates: 1920 - 2001

Alfred Washington Drinkard, Jr. Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1996-019
Abstract

Daily 1947 diary of Alfred Washington Drinkard, Jr., assistant director of Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station, 1946-1948 (and previous director, 1916-1946), mentioning people and events associated with the experiment station, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and Blacksburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1947

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Hutcheson, John Redd, 1886-1962 2
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 2
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 2
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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Corps of Cadets 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1944-1970) 2
Allen, Beulah O. (Beulah Oyama), 1905-1992 1
American Association of University Women. Blacksburg Branch (Va.) 1
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 1
Appalachian Power Company 1
Blacksburg (Va.). Town Council 1
Brown, Ralph Minthorne, 1878-1958 1
Claytor, W. Graham (William Graham), 1886-1971 1
Cooper, Byron Nelson, 1912-1971 1
Cowgill, Clinton Harriman, 1890-1975 1
Currie, Leonard J. (Leonard James), 1913-1996 1
Edgemont Farm 1
Frazer, George Preston 1
Garnett, William E. (William Edward), 1885-1970 1
Henley, Bernard J. 1
Hill, Henry H. (Henry Harris Bunker) 1
Holden, Roy Jay, 1870-1945 1
Hutcheson, Eleanor Parrott 1
Hutcheson, T. B. (Thomas Barksdale), 1882-1950 1
John R. Hutcheson family 1
Johnson, William Martin 1
Kinzey, Bertram Y., Jr. (Bertram York) 1
Lancaster, Lucy Lee, 1905-1989 1
McCombs, Dorothy F., 1923-1990 1
Michael, Rudolph Dixon, 1904-1994 1
Price family 1
Price, Harvey Lee, 1874-1951 1
Radford Army Ammunition Plant (U.S.) 1
Sanders, Harry W. (Harry Warinner), 1895-1984 1
Shackelford, George Green, 1921-2010 1
Sibold, Carrie T. (Carrie Taylor), 1904-1990 1
Sibold, Chloe M., 1899-1976 1
Sibold, Nannie V. (Nannie Virginia), 1897-1957 1
Sibold, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1909-1930 1
Solitude (Blacksburg, Va. : Historic building) 1
Tate, Leland B., 1905-1999 1
Trent, Clarence E. (Clarence Elmore), 1904-1991 1
Virginia Cooperative Extension Service 1
Virginia Engineering Experiment Station 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Art and Architecture Library 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Architecture (1974-1978) 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Architecture and Urban Studies (1978-2022) 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Research Division 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. University Libraries 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Board of Visitors 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. College of Architecture 1
Virginia Truck Experiment Station (1907-1967) 1
Wiss, Henry H. 1
Worley, Charles S., Jr. 1
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